10 Facts About Alex Rivera


Alex Rivera was born on 1973, in New York City and is an American film maker, best known for his films about labor, immigration, and politics.

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Alex Rivera's father is a Peruvian immigrant and his mother is an American citizen.

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Alex Rivera is well known for his work Sleep Dealer, which premiered in the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.

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Alex Rivera was awarded the Creative Capital Moving Image Award, Alfred P Sloan Foundation Feature Film Prize and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award.

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Alex Rivera studied political science and media theory at Hampshire College, graduating in 1995.

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Alex Rivera is a New York-based digital media artist and filmmaker.

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Alex Rivera, captures the process of migration and the social changes immigrants face in order to be considered a model United States citizen.

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Alex Rivera has made films about labor, immigration, and politics since the 1990s.

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Alex Rivera's work reveals the transnational obstacles immigrants face in fighting for inclusion in the US while providing for public development back in their hometowns.

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Alex Rivera's films raise questions about "immigrant labor as a mobile commodity and the relationship of this commodity to capital accumulation".

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